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Table 3 Percentage distribution of women by cytological epithelial abnormalities according to place of residence

From: Prevalence of cervical neoplastic lesions and Human Papilloma Virus infection in Egypt: National Cervical Cancer Screening Project

Epithelial Urban LE UE P Total
abnormalities governorates Urban Rural Urban Rural   Freq. %
Atypical         
   ASCUS 37.2 27.3 35.2 46.3 26.7   146 34.4
   AGCUS 14.9 14.5 16.2 29.3 8.0   65 15.3
   Combined 1.4 1.8 4.8 2.4 5.3   13 3.1
       <0.05   
Squamous lesions         
   LGSIL 41.2 43.6 37.1 12.2 60.0   174 41.0
   HGSIL 4.7 10.9 5.7 7.3 0.0   22 5.2
Invasive         
   Squamous 0.0 1.8 0.0 2.4 0.0   2 0.5
   Endocervical 0.7 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0   2 0.5
Total 148 55 105 41 75   424